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Whether published or unpublished, they are still protected by copyright. (They are probably unpublished for copyright purposes, but in the US this makes little difference for any recently created work (that is anything after 2002). For older work see the Cornell chart.) They cannot be copied or distributed without permission, unless an exception to ...


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Copyright protects literary and artistic expression, not facts. So, in a database, the structure of the tables, the construction of the queries and the presentation of the user interface are all subject to copyright. The data stored in each record is not subject to copyright if it is a fact but is subject if it is a literary or artistic work. For example, ...


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The GDPR does not directly require that changes to the data be tracked. However: If data was not obtained from the data subject, you do have to know where the data came from (see Art 14(2)(f)). The data controller must take appropriate security measures (see Art 24). There might be a concrete purpose for which this change tracking is necessary. If the ...


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You want to sell or distribute Intellectual Property owned by other entities? Depending on the jurisdiction it's likely that you will need permission from the IP owner.


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Disclaimer: I'm not directly knowledgeable about which particular laws associate with this kind of issue, but I am reasonable aware of certain best practices and approaches that people take to try and accommodate these issues. Hopefully some sort of answer is better than nothing. Storage concerns: For the most part, the long-term storage of any kind of ...


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